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The low average maize yield in the state of Odisha is associated with nutrient-depleted lateritic soils, high monsoon rainfall variability coupled with the absence of irrigation, sub-optimal plant population, and poor knowledge of modern agronomic practices. Overall, many different stakeholders, including...

Laser land leveling strongly complements sustainable rice production practices as it can help increase water, seed, and fertilizer use efficiency by at...

Dry direct-seeded rice (DDSR) offers several advantages: rapid planting, easy mechanization, less labor and water requirement, and early maturity with...

Planthopper outbreaks are associated with insecticide use and researchers have looked for alternative methods to manage these pests. Because of the vagaries...

Vegetable farming is an important sub-sector to increase income, reduce poverty, and improve nutrition, particularly in the developing countries. Although...

Due to Bangladesh’s frequent water shortages, sufficient water to irrigate rice fields is increasingly scarce. Additionally, due to global warming,...

The ability to quantify GHG emissions along the entire value chain from farm to shelf for a specific product is the key to enhancing the transparency of...

Weeds are among the main biological constraints to realizing attainable rice yield potential and significantly reducing profitability. In Bangladesh, the...

The findings highlight the importance of off-farm income as a pathway to move smallholders out of poverty. Assessing the relative proportion of income...

In the past 29 years, the Germplasm Utilization Value Added (GUVA) project has delivered six released varieties that are resistant to some of the major...